SEN Magazine, free online

The May / June 2021 issue of Special Educational Needs (SEN) Magazine is free to download this month. It covers a wide range of subjects including: SEN law Speech and language update Effective Leadership Student-centred learning Visualising date Dyslexia and prejudice Fostering Language through play Developmental Language Disorder Fitness Sleep Autism and school refusal Tech/ICT EHCPs Mental Health and wellbeing Pandemic Food and Diet Self directed learning Long-term disability Recruitment

By |May 26th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Number of EHC Plans 2021

On 13th May, 2021, the Department for Education published their annual statistical summary of Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) in England for 2020-21. This publication provides data on children and young people with an education, health and care (EHC) plan in England and, historically, for those with a statement of special educational needs (SEN). Data is presented for both the caseload as at January 2021, for example the number of EHC plans, and [...]

By |May 26th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Increase in registered SEN appeals, up 13% compared to 2018/19

Increase of 13% in SEN appeals compared to 2018/19 In the academic year 2019/20 HMCTS tribunals recorded 7,900 registered appeals in relation to SEN, an increase of 13% when compared to the prior year. In the same period, 6,700 SEN appeals were disposed of, an increase of 14% on 2018/19. The increase in appeals registered is likely a continued effect of the 2014 SEN reforms which introduced Education Health and Care plans (EHC) and [...]

By |December 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

The National Tutoring Programme for schools is open

The National Tutoring Programme The National Tutoring Programme is a government-funded, sector-led initiative to support schools to address the impact of Covid-19 school closures on pupils’ learning. From the 2020-21 school year, the National Tutoring Programme will make high-quality tuition available to state-maintained primary and secondary schools, providing additional support to help pupils who have missed out the most as a result of school closures. There is a substantial attainment gap between pupils from [...]

By |December 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments